Country Comparison > Roadways > TOP 10

RankCountryRoadways (km)
1United States6,506,204

Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

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B'lore ranks third in road accident deaths
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‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
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The 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World
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New 'World News' anchor Muir wants to keep racking up frequent flier miles
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Aug. 27, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, left, signs off on her last broadcast as anchor of "World News," with new anchor ... it was on the theory that at least one would be on the road regularly. It has become less frequent, in part due to ...

Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 PM
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Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
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WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
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Postcard: Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Eventing Cross Country
Equisearch - 8/29/2014 11:57:33 PM
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Assam rues India's stand on World War II road
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A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
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Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...

World of Wines: Make a road trip into Mexico's wine country
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